University: A list of Accredited Universities in Nigeria by State

This is a list of Universities in Nigeria arrange by State each state showing,  Federal, State and Private owned universities, with universities in Abuja (FCT) at the end.

Nigeria is in West Africa and is divided into 36 States plus a Federal Capital (FCT) Territory located in Abuja.

The major accreditation and regulatory body that enforces uniformity in standard and sets admissions capacity of every university in Nigeria is the National University Commission (NUC)


Abia State

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture at Umudike (Federal)

Abia State University in Uturu

Gregory University Uturu

Rhema University  Aba


Adamawa State

Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (Federal)

Adamawa State University Mubi

American University of Nigeria, Yola


Akwa Ibom State

University of Uyo (Federal)

Akwa Ibom State University of Technology, Uyo

Obong University Obong Ntak Inyang

Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene


Anambra State

Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka (Fed)

Anambra State University, Uli/Igbariam

Nwafor Orizu University of Education, Nsugbe

Tansian University, Umunya

Madonna University, Okija

St Paul’s University, Awka.


Bauchi State

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi,

Bauchi State University, Gudau


Bayelsa State

Federal University Otuoke, Otuoke

Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island


Benue State

Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi,

Benue State University, Makurdi,

University of Mkar, Mkar, Gboko

Borno State

University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri


Cross River

University of Calabar (Fed), Calabar

Cross River State University of Technology, Calabar


 Delta State

Federal University of Petroleum Resources,  Effurun

Delta State University (Abraka Oleh, Asaba)

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Western Delta University, Oghara

Novena University, Ogume-Amai

National Open University of Nigeria, Asaba Study Center, Asaba

Delta State School of Marine Technology, Burutu

Nigerian Maritime University, Okerengigho, Warri

University of Information and Communication Technology, Agbor

Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo

Eagle Heights University, Omadino,

Nigerian Navy Maritime University, Ibusa


 Ebonyi State

Federal University Ndufu – Alike Ikwo

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

Evangel University Akaeze, Ebonyi State,


 Edo State

University of Benin, (Fed) Benin

Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma

Igbinedion University,Okada

Wellspring University, Benin

Benson Idahosa University,Benin

Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa

Edo University, Iyamho


Ekiti State

Federal University,  Oye-Ekiti

Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti

Afe Babaola University, Ado-Ekiti

Crawford University,Oye Ekiti


 Enugu State

University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) (Fed), Nsukka

University of Science and Technology (ESUT) Ebeano, Agbani

Caritas University, Amorji-Nike

Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike

Renaissance University, Ugbawka Agbani


Gombe State

Federal University Kashere, Kashere

Gombe State University, Tudun Wada


Imo State

Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Imo State University, Owerri

Hezekiah University, Umudi



Federal University Dutse, Dutse

Jigawa State University,

Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa

Jigawa State Institute of Information Technology, Kazaure

National Open University Of Nigeria, Dutse


Kaduna State

Nigerian Defence Academy (Fed) Kaduna

Ahmadu Bello Universit (Fed) Zaria

Kaduna State University, Kaduna

Kano State

Bayero University, (Fed) Kano

Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudi

Northwest University, Kano


Kastina State

Federal University of Agriculture, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina

Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina

Al-Qalam University, Katsina

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Katsina State Institute of Technology & Mgt.

Bala Usman College of Legal and General Studies, Daura



Federal University Birnin-Kebbi

Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero


Kogi State

Federal University – Lokoja

Kogi State University – Ayingba

Salem University – Lokoja


Kwara State

Federal university of Ilorin, Ilorin

Kwara State University,

Landmark University, Omu-Aran

Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin


Lagos State

Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos

Caleb University, Ikorodu

Pan-Atlantic University, Lekki

National Open University Of Nigeria, Ahmadu Bello Way

Cetep City University, Lagos

Augustine University, Ilara, Epe


Nasarawa State

Federal University of Lafia, (Fed) Lafia

Nasarawa State University, Keffi

Ecwa bingham university,


 Niger State

Federal University of Technology, Minna

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai

Abdou Moumouni Dioffo University,

Islamic University of Niger,


Ogun State

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta

Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye

Covenant University, Oya

Bells University of Technology, Ota

Redeemer’s University (RUN) Redemption Camp

Babcock University, Ilisan Remo

Tai Solarin University of Education,

Crawford University, Igbesa

Adetokunbo University, Sagamu

Crescent University, Abeokuta

Mountain Top University, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

McPherson University, Seriki-Sotayo


Ondo State

Federal University of Technology Akure

Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa

Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko

Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa

Achievers University, Owo

Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo

Wesley University of Science and Technology

National Open University of Nigeria Oke Aro road Akure

Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin


Osun State

Osun State University, Osogbo

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Obafemi Awolowo University , Ile-Ife

Oduduwa University , Ile Ife

Adeleke University , Ede

Joseph Ayo Babalola University , Ikeji-Arakeji

Oduduwa University , Ile Ife

Bowen University, Iwo

Fountain University , Oshogbo

Adeleke University , Ede


Oyo State

University of Ibadan, Ibadan

Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho

Nigerian Institute of Science Laboratory Technology, Ibadan

Lead City University,


Plateau State

Federal University of Jos, Jos

Plateau State University, Bokkos


River State

University of Port Harcourt, Choba

Rivers State University of Science and Technology

Rivers State University of Education,

Ignatius Ajuru University, Ndele

Rhema University, Obeama-Asa


Sokoto State

Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto

Sokoto State University, Sokoto


Taraba State

Taraba State University, Jalingo

Federal University,  Wukari

Kwararafa University, Wukari


Yobe State

Federal University of Gashua, Gashua

Yobe State University, Damaturu

ABTI-American University of Nigeria, Yobe

Bukar Abba Ibrahim University, Damaturu



Federal University Gusau


Abuja (FCT)

University of Abuja

African University of Science and Technology, Galadimawa

Baze University Abuja, Jabi

IICSE University, Area 1, Abuja

National Open University of Nigeria, Wise

Nigerian Turkish Nile University, Jabi

Veritas University Abuja, Bwari


These are the List of Universities in Nigeria, if we miss anyone, please let us know by commenting the name and state so we can verify and update it…


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  1. apeiron

    I Rep Obafemi Awolowo University…….

    Of the greatest Ife!!!!

    Nice compilation…..

    Universities dey this country o

  2. Nwuli

    Where is university of lagos

    1. SixKobo

      Thanks for observing that. we will include Lautech now

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  4. Renz

    Is IICSE University accredited?

    1. SixKobo

      Thank You Renz for stopping by. You can check their official website and ask, also you can check their contact page here too

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